The Horticulture Center

100 North Horticultural Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19131 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About The Horticulture Center

Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, The Horticulture Center is a garden wedding venue that boasts a modern exhibition hall and greenhouse. This unique venue is located in Fairmount Park with both indoor and outdoor spaces to host your wedding ceremony, reception, and rehearsal dinner. Built in 1979, the Center sits on the former Horticultural Hall, an 1876 Centennial Exposition Building. A portion of the event fees from renting the Horticulture Center benefits Fairmount Park Conservancy.

Facilities and Capacity
The Horticulture Center accommodates up to 300 people in this historic and elegant arboretum. The surroundings of the Center are beautiful no matter what time of the year with the green grass and gardens. You can choose to hold your event in the expansive open greenhouse that provides spectacular views of the lush and natural surroundings. There is also a modern exhibition hall to host a larger reception. A variety of smaller spaces, such as the gardens or reflecting pool, are ideal for more intimate gatherings. You can work with them to transform any of the spaces to fit your wedding style and tastes. There is parking, valet, and shuttle service available, and the Horticulture Center is wheelchair accessible and pet-friendly.

Services Offered
The Horticulture Center uses the Constellation Culinary Group as the venue’s exclusive caterer. You can work with them to craft custom menus for your wedding. They are dedicated to using locally-sourced products and paying attention to the details while providing flawless service to you and your guests. The dishes can be served as buffets, cocktail receptions, family-style meals, French service dinners, hors d'oeuvres, plated dinners, or stations. As well as catering, bar services are provided through an open bar with a variety of wine, beer, liquor, and specialty drinks served. STARR Events work with you on the planning of the wedding and has a talented team on-site on the day of your event to ensure everything runs smoothly. The Center provides the following items for your convenience:

  • Chairs
  • Tables
  • Linens
  • Dance floor
  • Barware
  • China
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
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32 Reviews for The Horticulture Center

Recommended by 98% of couples


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  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 4.7
  • Average response time 4.9

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    Sruthi · Married on 08/31/2019

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    Horticulture Center Wedding

    Our wedding was a dream come true. Gail and her team did a great job bringing our vision to life. From even before we signed our contract, Leila and Gail were very responsive to emails and answered all of our questions and concerns. Our guests raved about the food provided by Constellation and Gail did an excellent job at making sure everything ran smoothly and on time. Our guests were even impressed about how professional the staff were. Our needs were always accommodated and we couldn't be happier :).

    Sent on 09/05/2019
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    Katherine · Married on 04/27/2019

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    Fairmount Park Horticulture Center Wedding

    I would highly recommend Constellation Events to anyone planning a wedding. We recently had our wedding at the Fairmount Park Horticulture Center. If you haven't checked out this venue you should because it is magical! It is like nothing else in the Philadelphia area. The food for our wedding was beyond amazing. Not only was there so much food but it was all so delicious. You can never go wrong with Steven Starr!

    Sent on 05/18/2019

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The Horticulture Center FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Chairs, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s)
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 4
  • Describe your venue: Garden, Park
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Bar Services, Catering Services, Event Rentals, Pet Friendly
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Wine, Open Bar, Outside Alcohol, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Chairs, Dance Floor, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Shuttle, Valet, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? April, May, June, September, October, November, December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, July, August

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  • 100 North Horticultural Drive Philadelphia, PA, 19131 See on map
    267-440-7058 (Phone number)

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